Aljaž Pegan return back to Doha
Aljaž Pegan, born June 2, 1974, is a Slovenian gymnast.
Pegan is one of the best Slovenian gymnasts, he competes on Horizontal Bar, where he is world and European champion. He also has an element, the pegan, named after him on both high bar and parallel bars.
He has been competing internationally since 1988, but has not qualified for any Olympic Games yet, due to the IFG rules, which do not allow competitors to participate only on individual tools. He was denied qualification to the 2008 Beijing Games when the Olympic “wild card” spot was awarded to a different gymnast.
Pegan participate last year to the second edition of Doha world cup and he won the Gold medal of the Horizontal Bar.
Country Represented: Slovenia
Date of birth: June 2, 1974 (1974-06-02) (age 35)
Discipline: Men’s artistic gymnastics
Eponymous skills: Pegan (high bar), Pegan (parallel bars)
Gold 2005 Melbourne Horizontal Bar
Silver 2002 Debrecen Horizontal Bar
Silver 2006 Aarhus Horizontal Bar
Silver 2007 Stuttgart Horizontal Bar
Gold 2004 Ljubljana Horizontal Bar
Silver 2007 Amsterdam Horizontal Bar
Bronze 2000 Bremen Horizontal Bar